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Wells Fargo donates $750 to Austin’s House

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The Austin’s House 2013 Appeal For Kids continues to try and reach the $40,000 goal for tax-deductible donations.
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The Wells Fargo Foundation made a $750 donation to Austin’s House as part of the 2013 Appeal For Kids giving campaign.

Thor Teigen, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager of Wells Fargo Advisors in Minden submitted the donation request. Teigen has been a long time supporter of Austin’s House.

“This is a wonderful facility that provides shelter and comfort to children during their most stressful times,” Teigen said. “Austin’s House is a very worthy cause that I am proud to support.”

The 2013 Appeal For Kids giving campaign continues as it tries to reach the $40,000 goal. To make a donation to Austin’s House, call 775-267-6711 or click on http://www.austinshouse.org.

Austin’s House 2014 calendars are still available for $10.

“This high-quality spiral-bound calendar features artwork drawn by children who have stayed at Austin’s House,” board member Conrad Buedel said. “Each month brings a warm reminder of another young life that was changed for the better thanks to the compassionate care provided at this wonderful facility.”

All proceeds will directly benefit Austin’s House.

Austin’s House is the only emergency children’s shelter in rural Northern Nevada. The staff provides services and care for up to 10 children from infants to age 18. The children are placed at Austin’s House after being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. Austin’s House provides the basic living necessities including proper nutrition, hygiene, rest, nurturing, recreation, companionship, life skills training and education. Austin’s House depends on continued support from the community to keep the doors open.